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EVPN multi-homing port-active load-balancing

Document Type Replaced Internet-Draft (individual)
Expired & archived
Authors Patrice Brissette , Ali Sajassi , Bin Wen , Eddie Leyton , Jorge Rabadan
Last updated 2019-10-31
Replaced by draft-ietf-bess-evpn-mh-pa
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The Multi-Chassis Link Aggregation Group (MC-LAG) technology enables the establishment of a logical link-aggregation connection with a redundant group of independent nodes. The purpose of multi-chassis LAG is to provide a solution to achieve higher network availability, while providing different modes of sharing/balancing of traffic. EVPN standard defines EVPN based MC-LAG with single-active and all-active multi-homing load-balancing mode. The current draft expands on existing redundancy mechanisms supported by EVPN and introduces support of port-active load-balancing mode. In the current document, port-active load-balancing mode is also referred to as per interface active/standby.


Patrice Brissette
Ali Sajassi
Bin Wen
Eddie Leyton
Jorge Rabadan

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